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So far High Rocks has created 62 blog entries.

Food Revolution

By |July 15th, 2019|High Rocks|

-- Food Revolution Class Students, High Rocks, Hillsboro, WV Hello!  I go by Pine, it's kind of a weird nickname, but it's what my best friend so lovingly calls me.  I have been a High Rocks girl for about 2 years.  This is my 3rd time at camp, but 2nd time at Camp Steele specifically. 

Watering Wisdom

By |April 16th, 2019|High Rocks, Uncategorized|

--Karline Jensen, High Rocks, Hillsboro, WV At our Garden Maintenance workshop last week, one of the most popular topics was Watering.  Everyone was on board that water is important for vegetable plants to grow strong and healthy, but we got into a good discussion about how often and how much they really need.  Some people

Spring Greetings

By |March 18th, 2019|High Rocks|

--Emily Carter, High Rocks AmeriCorps Member, Hillsboro, WV Hi All! Emily here with High Rocks in beautiful Hillsboro, West Virginia. I just kick-started my 6 months of service with AmeriCorps working in the gardens and assisting with Grow Appalachia. I participated in Grow Appalachia with my mother last summer and fell in love with High

Veggie Queens

By |October 15th, 2018|High Rocks, Uncategorized|

--Karline Jensen, High Rocks, Hillsboro, WV As we come full circle to the forecast of frost, and say goodbye to the families that have been with us this season, I'd like to share some photos from the High Rocks gardens.  Our Veggie Queens are our inspiration to share our gardening resources with the wider community;

Season Extension

By |October 5th, 2018|High Rocks, Uncategorized|

--Karline Jensen, High Rocks, Hillsboro, WV At our recent Season Extension workshop, we started out with a circle sharing our experiences with frost.  Some gardeners shared about crops they had successfully harvested after frost -- kale, carrots, potatos, spinach, beets, and other crops that stood the cold and remained in good condition.  Others told of

Liz’s Farewell

By |August 15th, 2018|High Rocks|

-- Liz Kammeyer, High Rocks AmeriCorps Member, Hillsboro, WV Greetings once more from the High Rocks mountain! I've had the privilege of writing many of our blog posts over the last two years, and sadly the time has come for me to write my last one.  What a surreal feeling!  This month I am wrapping

Garlic Galore

By |July 15th, 2018|High Rocks|

-- Liz Kammeyer, High Rocks AmeriCorps Member, Hillsboro, WV Greetings from the mountain!  Since our last post, we started and finished an amazing New Beginnings camp in which we and our stellar young people laughed, learned, and got our hands dirty in the gardens. Among the lettuce, cucumbers, broccoli, zucchini, and more, garlic is one